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NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer - Primary Care

Reference:  HY0296
Campus:  Hull and NHS Sites
Faculty/Area:  Faculty of Health Sciences
Subject Group/Team:  Hull York Medical School
Salary:  Clinical Academic Scales
Fixed Term/ 4 years
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Tuesday 17 December 2019

This post requires a criminal records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the Person Specification in the Job Description below.

Hull York Medical School seeks to appoint an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care, working within the Academy of Primary Care to support the development, delivery and leadership of its programme of innovative scholarship driving excellence in primary care – regionally, nationally and internationally.

The Academy delivers an established programme of primary care research and scholarship tackling key challenges facing today’s health service, including multimorbidity, polypharmacy, improving primary cancer care, addressing inequalities, workforce redesign, innovations in professional education practice.

The new Lecturer will contribute both to the expansion and delivery of existing areas of work, as well as establishing their own area of scholarship. 

You will work with research, education and clinical scholarship colleagues from within the Academy and the Institute of Clinical and Applied Health Research (ICAHR), together with regional NHS and public partners and wider national and international networks to deliver innovative scholarship driving excellence in primary care research.

The post offers an exciting opportunity for an academic GP to both develop their own leadership and academic experience as well as contribute to making a difference in primary care.

For informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Joanne Reeve ( 

One post is available. Interviews will take place January 2020.

Salary for this post will be at the clinical scale, depending on qualifications and experience.
The successful candidates will undertake 50% WTE academic work within the Academy of Primary Care and 50% WTE in clinical service. It is a condition of these posts that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Postgraduate Dean confirms that this placement/programme has the required educational and Dean's approval.

This post is equally open to those who may, either from the outset or subsequently, wish to train part-time (flexible training), if eligible, or job share. For further information on flexible training please contact Health Education England, Yorkshire and Humber.

All candidates will need to hold full GMC registration with a licence to practise at the time of appointment, and be eligible to practice as a General Practitioner.

The contract will be with the University of Hull.

Applicants must be able to take up the appointment before 31st March 2020.

Informal enquiries as appropriate may be addressed to: 

Professor Joanne Reeve

Director of the Academy of Primary Care  

Professor of Primary Care Research

Hull York Medical School

Allam Medical Building

University of Hull, HU6 7RX

E mail: 

Telephone: 01482 463297


Professor Fliss Murtagh

Academic Training Programme Director

Hull York Medical School

Allam Medical Building

University of Hull, HU6 7RX

E mail: 

Telephone: 01482 463164

Further information and details of how to apply can be found at the University of Hull website;

The Hull York Medical School is an equal partnership between the universities of Hull and York.  It operates in association with the NHS in North and East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire.  For further information about HYMS, visit

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At Hull we are committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level, because we believe a diverse workforce brings broader expertise, improved innovation and greater success for all. 

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.



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